Steven Schimpff

Thursday, February 20th, 2014.

In his fifth decade as physician, educator and cancer researcher, Dr. Stephen Schimpff is one of the world’s foremost experts on health care. He is the former Chief Executive Officer of the University of Maryland Medical Center, which includes the world’s preeminent trauma center, an NCI certified cancer center, and one of the country’s largest kidney transplant programs. Dr. Schimpff also is a professor of medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine where he teaches residents and fellows in oncology and infectious diseases and is a professor of public policy at the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Schimpff is the chair of the Advisory committee of Sanovas, Inc. and a senior advisor to Sage Growth Partners.

From the bedside — where he treated patients with acute leukemia and lymphoma, to the boardroom — where he served as the CEO of a major academic medical center, Dr. Schimpff has witnessed firsthand the explosion of diagnostic and treatment technologies, including the emergence of the genomics revolution. He also has dealt with the frustrations of trying to manage a large-health care organization in an ever-changing health care landscape

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